Quiz 2-Know Your (Bill of) Rights!

Quiz 2-Know Your (Bill of) Rights!

Do You Know the Bill of Rights? In 1787, America had earned its independence but did not have a government. During the hotly contested Constitutional Convention, the anti-Federalists were adamant that a Bill of Rights be introduced and memorialized in the...
Can You Pass a US Citizenship Quiz?

Can You Pass a US Citizenship Quiz?

How American are You? Thomas Jefferson said, "An educated citizenry is a vital requisite for our survival as a free people."Do you know your basic US history, rights, and government? Are you an informed cog in the machine of the Great Experiment? Answer 10 actual...
Is Marijuana Legal in NJ Yet?

Is Marijuana Legal in NJ Yet?

As of late, I have been asked about the status of marijuana legalization in New Jersey quite frequently. In fact, I have a number of recent clients who have been charged with possession of small amounts of weed and expressed surprise over their arrests because they...
The First Amendment and Criminal Defense

The First Amendment and Criminal Defense

“Congress shall make no law… abridging the freedom of speech.” Most of us know that the First Amendment to the United States Constitution provides for the freedom of speech and either hold the right to free speech dearly or take it for granted. The...